Laboratory Technician – DNA I

Neogen Canada, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ: NEOG) as part of the Genomics Division. Neogen Canada is one of six genomics laboratories worldwide within Neogen Corporation and is in Edmonton. Neogen Canada services numerous Canadian industries and research communities by providing biobanking, genotyping, sequencing, and DNA extraction services.

Neogen Canada is looking to hire a full-time, permanent Laboratory Technician – DNA I. In this role, you will be responsible for the preparation of biological samples for genomic testing. This includes arranging and plating samples, conducting DNA extractions with high-throughput robotics, and ensuring appropriate quantity and quality of the DNA samples prior to genomic testing. The ideal candidate will hold a diploma or degree related to laboratory technologies or life sciences.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare biological samples for DNA extraction.
  • Conduct DNA extraction on biological samples.
  • Perform quality control processes on extracted DNA.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of work performed.
  • Practice good communication and collaboration with colleagues.
  • Perform laboratory cleaning duties.

Qualifications:

  • Hold a diploma or degree in laboratory technologies or life sciences.
  • Preference will be given to those familiar with molecular biology techniques.
  • Detail oriented and solution focused mentality.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office.
  • Able to communicate efficiently and effectively through written and verbal means.

Covid Considerations

The Laboratory Technician – DNA I role is on-site at our facility in Edmonton. The successful candidate will be working in the laboratory. Employees are currently expected to record their temperature taken through a contact-less method upon arrival at the facility. Employees must wear a mask when in the building unless at a dedicated workstation that is more than 6 feet away from adjacent workstations. Employees must respect breakroom restrictions and follow enhanced cleanliness protocols.

We thank everyone for their interest in the position but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.